Monthly Archives: July 2010

Survey Your Meetings for Brainpower

eweber   July 25, 2010   4 Comments

  Are your meetings brain draining, or brain powering? The idea is  to engage both sides of the brain, to increase innovation. See innovative meetings e-handbook here for dozens of practical strategies that bring meetings alive where you work. Respond either yes or no to each survey question and then… Read more »

Focus on Funds for Downfall – Focus on Innovation for Growth

eweber   July 23, 2010   No Comments

Does your organization speak more about innovation than money matters? Do leaders where you work encourage  risk-taking for the sake of invention? Or do people slip into lockdown mode – where change initiatives get imprisoned by hard-line barriers of fear or stress? When recession first hit my area, most leaders… Read more »

25 Signs an Organizational Model is Broken

eweber   July 16, 2010   7 Comments

Does innovative brainpower fuel your business model?  Is your organization moving forward with the fast shifting economy of the 21st Century, or is it mired in broken practices? Check out 25 areas that reinvigorate broken business models, and you’ll also agree that tired systems can be mended to grow mindful… Read more »

5 Vital Connections to Innovative Brainpower

eweber   July 12, 2010   1 Comment

You likely know that  links between what people crave and what you can offer, requires you to connect the dots between your current position and creative prosperity. But have you ever considered how vital connections also boost innovative brainpower? The opposite is also true. Cut out your connections and by… Read more »

Question into Right and Left Brainpower

eweber   July 11, 2010   1 Comment

Following a question can power up your day. How so? To choose a pathway of possibilities through questions – says researcher Ibrahim Senay – is to encounter unexpected benefits. I agree. Ask questions,  like open-minded people do, and you’ll stir up motivation as well as cultivate curiosity.  The kind of… Read more »

5 Words for Wise Leadership

eweber   July 7, 2010   9 Comments

Some say wisdom’s locked securely inside sacred books. Others claim the wise represent  few folks only after lifelong struggles. I say wisdom’s a bit like hitching your wagon to a distant star. It tethers the best leaders’ abilities,  looks to lofty visions beyond self, and  uses shared talents to trek… Read more »

25 Clues of University Brainpower

eweber   July 5, 2010   1 Comment

Looking for a college campus, where brainpower predominates, people are capital, and renewal is on-going? Here are 25 newly discovered brain facts, that will invigorate your search, and offer clues to renewed higher education: Faculty and students radiate enthusiasm for their work,  and express genuine interest in one another’s.  … Read more »

Yikes – Accreditation Clobbers Innovation!

eweber   July 1, 2010   No Comments

Why do organizations postpone winning growth initiatives to accommodate compliance demands? Leaders complain they can’t implement any new anything – as if reviewers reward only ruts, routines and rigid rules. Supervisors who vow they’ll return to consider innovations, if they survive accreditation, miss the point of both innovation and compliance…. Read more »